Wreckers sentence example
- Hawker described the bulk of his parishioners as a "mixed multitude of smugglers, wreckers and dissenters of various hues."
- The coastmen were expert smugglers and wreckers, the agriculturists were ignorant and drunken, the parish clergy were slothful, in many cases intemperate, and largely given to fox-hunting.
- On his return journey he narrowly escaped the pagan wreckers of Sussex, and only reached his own country to find Ceadda (St Chad) installed in his see.
- Though for a long time they were callous wreckers and pirates, and cruel, and though they show great want of feeling in the "devil murders" - ceremonial murders of one of themselves for grave offences against the community, which are now being gradually put down - still on the whole the Nicobarese are a quiet, inoffensive people, friendly to each other, and not quarrelsome, and by inclination friendly and not dangerous to foreigners.
- Many wreckers and not a few Customs men were killed in pitched battles over the booty.Advertisement
- The professional wreckers are terrified of the experiments, let alone the mathematical back up.
- Anyone with any doubt should try asking the party s accountants who they think the real wreckers are.
- Long term bitterness held in the believer's heart is one of the most effective " ship wreckers " of faith.
- In the so-called Swing Riots of 1830, nine men classed as machine wreckers were hanged.
- Long term bitterness held in the believer 's heart is one of the most effective " ship wreckers " of faith.Advertisement
- For the most part this is founded on Dutch models, and testifies in a high degree to the king's progressive aims. Provision was made for the better education of the lower, and the restriction of the political influence of the higher clergy; there were stern prohibitions against wreckers and "the evil and unchristian practice of selling peasants as if they were brute beasts"; the old trade gilds were retained, but the rules of admittance thereto made easier, and trade combinations of the richer burghers, to the detriment of the smaller tradesmen, were sternly forbidden.